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Dynamic Components

Last week, we released SAP Lumira 2.1. It included some long wished-for features, such as support for scheduling. There was another Designer feature, that you might have overlooked, which could potentially change how you build your application; dynamic components. Dynamic components allows you to dynamically add data sources, components and …

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Dynamic Apps in Lumira 2.1 – the Component API

Lumira 2.1 contains a very powerful feature. While in former Design Studio and Lumira version an app had constant number of components, in 2.1 you can also create and delete components via scripting. This give you – the app developer – much more freedom to react on external factors, e.g. …

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Trying what is new in SAP Lumira Designer 2.1

I recapped here what is new with Lumira 2.1 and it was GA on Friday.  I also wrote yesterday what is new in SAP Lumira Discovery. Commentary Commentary is at the data level, application based, cell commentary with three levels of commentary on the BI platform Use the new samples that come …

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Trying What is New in Lumira Discovery 2.1

I recapped here what is new with Lumira 2.1 and it was GA yesterday.   I started with our overall 2016 ASUG BI webcast statistics: Forecasting is Back in 2.1 How about adding a time  series chart?   And adding a trendline?   To forecast future periods of webcast attendance, right …

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Top 10 Tweets from @CRnAnalysisTips in November 2017

The following is a list of top 10 tweets from crnanalysistips for the month of November 2017:   KBA 2539310 – HTTP 404 accessing BILP or CMC when Tomcat is configured for SSL after upgrade   Blog: Tableau vs Power BI vs SAP Lumira vs SAP AnalyticsCloud – Which Self-Service BI Tool …

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SAP BI Pattern Book on “SAP Lumira 2.0”

Dear Community, It’s my pleasure to announce the release of Phase 7 of SAP BI Pattern Books project – a pattern book on SAP Lumira 2.0.  Key highlights of the book: This phase of the Pattern Book focuses two main aspects around adopting SAP Lumira 2.0 release – – updating …

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Reporting 2017 – It’s a Wrap #Reporting2017

Last week I attended SAP Insider’s Reporting 2017, co-located with Projects 2017, Cyber Security and other events.  I only attended a few days, so the following contains only some highlights.  I wrote about my plans here.   We did learn that SAP Lumira 2.1 is planned for release in a few …

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Mysterious Memberlists in Lumira Designer

Dimension members are one of the basic concepts in any analytics application. Every analytical app, dashboard or self-service tool contains member lists: inside of a Crosstab, on a chart axis or legends, on a filter control and so forth. Therefore one of the very first features in Design Studio was …

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Lumira 2.1: X509 based Single Sign On support with BI Platform

This blog is intended to provide you an overview of the support for Multifactor authentication to perform Single-Sign-On to BI Platform (using X509) via Secure Login Client (SLC) in Lumira Discovery 2.1. Starting from Version 4.2 SP05, BI platform offers support for X509 based multifactor authentication for various thin and thick clients. This …

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Is SAP Lumira 2.1 Ready for Prime Time? Webcast Recap

This was a Visual BI Webcast today.  Below are my rough notes.  I learned much more about 2.1 features below as well. Source: Visual BI Above is the packed agenda Source: Visual BI Lumira caters to dashboarding and agile data visualization as shown above Source: Visual BI SAP’s convergence strategy …

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Reporting 2017 – It’s a Wrap #Reporting2017

Last week I attended SAP Insider’s Reporting 2017, co-located with Projects 2017, Cyber Security and other events.  I only attended a few days, so the following contains only some highlights.  I wrote about my plans here.   We did learn that SAP Lumira 2.1 is planned for release in a few …

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Top 10 Tweets from @CRnAnalysisTips in November 2017

The following is a list of top 10 tweets from crnanalysistips for the month of November 2017:   KBA 2539310 – HTTP 404 accessing BILP or CMC when Tomcat is configured for SSL after upgrade   Blog: Tableau vs Power BI vs SAP Lumira vs SAP AnalyticsCloud – Which Self-Service BI Tool …

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KPI-Dashboard with Lumira 2.0 – Demo

Introduction The dashboard at hand is supposed to provide insights into the new Lumira 2.0 features: The new composites, the integration of offline data and the adaptive containers are most important to note. Hence, this demo aims at showing how these features work in combination. Moreover, it serves as an …

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Lumira 2 Workflows

Lumira 2 saw Lumira 1.x and Design Studio 1.x converge into a single technology. These two different technologies had their own BI Platform service and utilised other services on the BI Platform in a different ways, depending upon the workflow.  With the technologies now converged all these workflows have changed.  …

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SAP Lumira 2.0 -What’s New in SAP Lumira Discovery Crosstab

Crosstabs are commonly used in representing and organizing raw data. They are best suited for displaying simple relationship between the qualitative and the corresponding categorical value and help in providing both summary and granular level details which sometimes charts fail to convey. Let’s look at some of the new features …

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Sizing for SAP Lumira 2.0 #ASUG Webcast Recap

Source: SAP Source: SAP Forward looking statements are subject to change   Focus of this session Is to provide you with technical insights impacting Lumira Deployment and Sizing: Your usage scenarios will dictate how to best consider your deployment Your specific environment has everything to do with how you would …

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Top SAP Lumira 2.0 Action from TechEd Las Vegas

September 25–29 was a milestone for SAP Analytics action and buzz around SAP Lumira 2.0 is still in the air. Whether you attended, live-streamed or couldn’t make it this year, you’ll want to check out this list of announcements, news and customer stories from TechEd Las Vegas 2017: The Journey …

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Whats new in SAP Lumira 2.0 visualizations

In this blog I would like to focus on few of the Visualization related improvements that are delivered with SAP Lumira 2.0. Improved Defaults Apart from the enhancements done to visualization features, there has been a focus to make the visualizations look better by default in the first place. The …

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Getting started with SAP Lumira 2.0

In this blog, I’m pulling together all relevant information to streamline your journey with Lumira 2.0.   Supported Environments The Platform Availability Matrix should be reviewed before starting any upgrade.   Release Notes & Download Instructions SAP note 2462799 is the master release note for SAP Lumira 2.0 which includes …

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